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A full article about the Opening of Coronation Hall appeared in the Otautau Standard.
It's incredible to me that with a smaller population than we have today, the folks of Otautau, 1912, had a choral society, a minstrel group, a drama club, and a brass band etc. People back then seemed so much more involved in community entertainment.
If someone could magically turn the town hall into a state of the art performance venue, would those groups spring up again?
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